i find this quite embarrassing but i must set up a windows xp home computer to tie into my debian network.....
here is the current setup..
router =192.168.1.1 (linksys wired)
debian6 = 192.168.1.6
xp3 = 192.168.1.3
other debians as well
all static ip with nfs working fine...
name resolve via /etc/host in linux and hosts in xp
workgroup in linuxhome
i can ping between all machines fine
linux box debian6 has samba and smbclient
also it has a colour printer configured locally with cups writing fo parallel port.
please help with proper smb.conf so that the xp box can see linux files and print to the
i have tired everything i could find thru google and nthing seems to work...